BALKADU is releasing on 23rd January, Balasaheb Thackeray's birthday
Mumbai (Jan. 14, 2015): Balasaheb Thackeray has ruled the Marathi minds and hearts for almost half a century and has been an admired personality across boundaries. He has been a dynamic leader and an entertaining outspoken orator. From his fiery speeches to his cartoons all his been a topic of curiosity for all.
Balasaheb is back amongst us through an extremely dashing Portrayal of his ideology and beliefs in BALKADU, a movie that's a dedication to Balasaheb himself and the fire he spread in the thought process of the Marathi Fraternity.
The movie is presented by Shri Sanjay Raut, an ardent follower of Balasaheb who has spent many years of his life working with Saheb closely as the executive editor of Saamana and as a senior SHIVSENA leader. Under his guidance, this project had taken shape. The motivating story of BALKADU is written by Swapna Patker, who also happens to be a follower of Balasaheb and has produced of the movie under the banner Royal Maratha Entertainment. She is a multifaceted young Marathi entrepreneur who lives by Balasaheb's principles and promotes the same. The theme song 'Saaheb' in the movie, is also written by her.
This movie will be a milestone in Marathi film making. Atul Kale has taken up the responsibility of directing this massive project and has been successful in delivering the best. One of the songs is also sung by the director and has also done a small role in the movie. The attention that this movie is catching before the release certainly makes it the most awaited movie of the coming time.
The screenplay and dialogues are written by Ambar Hadap and Ganesh Pandit. The cast of the movie is Umesh Kamat, Neha Pendse, Prasad Oak, Tiku Talsania, Supriya Pathare, Sharad Ponkshe, Aanand Ingle, Pushkar Shrotri, Bhau Kadam, Mahesh Shetty, Ramesh Wani , Jawant Wadkar, Sanket Kadam, Ajay Tullu, Gaurav More and Atul Kale. Everybody has been fit in so beautifully that the team has made all the Scenes so memorable.
Ajit Reddy's beautiful cinematography gives a fresh and classic look to this creation. Ajit- Sameer's music lives up to the grandeur of the movie. Ashish mhatre & Apurva Motiwale Sahai's magical editing is worth an applause. The background score by Sameer Mhatre will make BALKADU a hearty experience.